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United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)

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In 1845, Thoreau withdrew to a cabin near the pond for two years, two months and two days, and it was the inspiration for ''Walden,'' published in 1854.
These essays explore the author's intellectual commitment to ontology in "Being is the Great Explainer: Thoreau and the Ontological Turn," to virtuous character in "Character and Nature: Toward an Aristotelian Understanding of Thoreau's Literary Portraits and Environmental Poetics," and to personal autonomy in "A Sort of Hybrid Product: Thoreau's Individualism between Liberalism and Communitarianism.
Thoreau typically uses openness to conceal something.
com)-- Recently The Thoreau Club and Camp Thoreau was awarded The Family Business Association's (FBA) Community Excellence Award for its philanthropic support and involvement in the Concord area community.
But ironically, conveniences of our day, like GPS, are leading some Thoreau fans astray--to a reservoir in northern Massachusetts also called Walden.
So wrote the whiskered wunderkind, Henry David Thoreau, while he occupied his mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson's property; building his much vaunted cabin there back in the 1840s.
That's one of the many pearls of wisdom left to us by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau.
Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; 12 July 1817-6 May 1862) was an American author, poet, abolitionist and naturalist.
But I admire people who dare go their own ways, which Thoreau certainly did.
Though our literature and nation have produced great pantheists, in the generative outpourings of Emerson, John Muir, Thoreau, Dickinson, Whitman, and in the relatively recent publication of Native American literature, when Ronald Reagan said if you've seen one redwood tree you've seen them all, he was only expressing another form of American naturalism which, borrowing from the early churches, produced a citizenry and a literature enmeshed in the throes of pre-determination, which our commitment to the physical and spiritual laws of manifest destiny made sovereign.
Although Thoreau may be a philosophical anarchist, he specifically states that having no government at all will be practicable only when the people are prepared for such a situation, and he implies that they are not prepared in his own day.
But when Henry David Thoreau wrote his first book, he had to pay for the printing, and it only sold 220 copies.
An example of this approach is given using the work of Henry David Thoreau and introductory concepts of ecological forest succession.
Any library where Thoreau or literary nature writings are popular will find this an excellent choice.